Spotlight on the EU’s Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA)
The EU Commission is currently developing the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) – new legislation aimed at financial entities at EU level. But what does it mean and what should businesses do now to prepare? Simon Fieldhouse, global managing director – Software Resilience at NCC Group, breaks this down in our latest ‘Spotlight on’ piece.
Celebrating the launch of the new CyberUp campaign website
Today, the CyberUp campaign - of which NCC Group is a core supporter - has launched its new website. The campaign, made up of a group of UK cyber security firms, academics, legal experts, industry groups, politicians and others, pushes for legal reform of the UK’s Computer Misuse Act, originally introduced in 1990. Click here to join us in helping us make The CMA fit for the 21st century!
UK government Online Harms proposals tackles online safety for children
The UK government has today announced new plans to keep children safe online. The proposals include a new duty of care to protect children from online harms such as abuse and the expansion of OFCOM's remit as a regulator to enforce them. Our global CTO, Ollie Whitehouse comments.
Cyber security, online harms and new technologies in the UK political parties’ manifestos
We’ve taken a look at the manifestos of the nationally significant UK political parties contesting the 2019 General Election to understand their commitment to cyber security.
Lord Mayor of London visits NCC Group HQ on first visit to Manchester
The Lord Mayor of London, William Russell, has kicked off his tour of Manchester with a visit to NCC Group. The tour, which is the first trip of his Mayoralty, aims to strengthen financial and business ties between London and the north of England, and will see the Lord Mayor meeting with senior politicians, entrepreneurs and businesses based in the region.
Cyber crime prevention has improved but co-operation is necessary to maintain momentum
Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has released its ‘Cyber: Keep the light on’ report, which assesses police forces’ effectiveness in tackling cyber-dependent crime.
Public Accounts Committee report: “it’s absolutely vital for us to look beyond 2021”
The UK Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has published a report, which reflects upon the progress of the National Cyber Security Strategy 2016-21 and National Cyber Security Programme.
National Cyber Security Strategy 2016-21 progress report reinforces UK government’s commitment to making society a safer place to live and work
The government has published a progress report on its National Cyber Security Strategy (NCSS) 2016-21, which reflects on the successes of the strategy so far, and what lies ahead post-2021.
New IoT laws are an “encouraging step” towards improved consumer security
New proposed legislation, launched by the UK’s Digital Minister Margot James, has been published to help improve the security of internet of things (IoT) devices. This includes the introduction of a new labelling system for products to help users understand how secure they are.